Your Resource for
Wine Region Travel

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Dear Reader,

Hello wine lover!  It has been a little while since we put out a newsletter.  We have been busy finishing two new regions that are now up and ready for your viewing.  The regions are Monterey County/Carmel and Paso Robles/San Luis Obispo.  Between the two regions there are over 180 wineries, 167 restaurants, 94 places to stay, 33 spas and 64 things to do in the area.  We hope you spend some time looking through the regions and have fun planning your next wine region journey.  Don't forget, if you are trying to plan a trip and get overwhelmed with all the choices, we would be happy to suggest what would work best for you.  Just go to our itinerary page, fill out the questionnaire and we will do the planning for you.  Stay tuned as we have new and exciting things coming to our website. is a website dedicated to help you learn more about wine:  how each wine region is unique, the art and science of wine making, some FAQ's on wine etiquette, and recipes that go great with different wines.

Our website features:
Ask the Winemaker column in which our dedicated consultant answers your questions.
Vineyard Views articles where we interview wine industry personalities.
Wine Region area information from wineries and lodging to restaurants, spas and other activities.
Food and Wine Pairing Recipes.
Travel Planning Services
where you tell us what you want to see and do on your next wine region getaway, and we will plan it for you.
Blog to write about your wine experiences or read what others wine lovers have to say.

To see all our features, recipes and the basic wine region information become a Basic Member.  It's FREE.  If you want more detail about all the wineries, lodging, restaurants etc. and other perks, then you should become a Julius Caesar Club Member.  (We are having a Launch Special: if you become a Julius Caesar Club Charter Member by September 30, 2008 you will not only receive one FREE 3-day personalized itinerary and a wine tote bag, but you will also receive a wine/beverage opener.)

If you want to be part of helping our website get off the ground it's easy!  All you have to do is to forward this newsletter along to as many of your friends and family who you think would enjoy learning more about wine and the experiences that traveling in the different wine regions offer.  We would greatly appreciate it.

We will send you periodic newsletters to update you and keep you informed with our most recent adventures and snippets of what's going on in the wine world.

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Don't worry, drink happy!

Lori Lapides

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Vineyard Views Article

Cedar Mtn Tasting Room spoke with Linda & Earl Ault, owners of Cedar Mountain Winery.  If you were wondering how a pair of Physics majors with 6 college degrees between them decide to open a winery... read the interview.

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Wine Quote

Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Othello, II. iii. (315)